Shyama Singh

Shyama Singh

Shyama Singh
Ex Member of the Lok Sabha for Aurangabad (Bihar) (Lok Sabha constituency)
Succeeded by Nikhil kumar
Constituency Aurangabad
In office
Personal details
Born (1942-11-26) 26 November 1942 (age 71)
Patna, Bihar
Political party INC
Spouse(s) Nikhil Kumar
Residence Patna
As of 7 September, 2009
Source: [1]

Shyama Singh (Hindi: श्यामा सिंह) (born 26 November 1942) is an Indian politician and a former[1] Member of Parliament from[2] the Aurangabad (Bihar) (Lok Sabha constituency) and is married to the[3] Governor of Nagaland, Nikhil Kumar, who was also elected to the 14th Lok Sabha from the same constituency in Bihar.

Early life

She is daughter of Indian Civil Service officer Shri T. P. Singh and her mother Madhuri Singh, has been a two-term member of Parliament from Purnea. She completed her school education from Patna. Thereafter, she graduated in History from Indraprastha College for Women. Her elder brother is former bureaucrat and Rajya Sabha MP N. K. Singh (A 1964 batch IAS officer of the Bihar cadre) [4] who has served as India's Revenue Secretary and also Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister. Her younger brother Uday Singh currently represents the Purnea Lok Sabha constituency of Bihar.

First Lady of Nagaland

Her husband took the [5] oath of office and secrecy as the Governor of Nagaland on October 15, 2009 and she became the first lady of Nagaland.She is an expert [6] gardener,the grandeur of her [7] garden at 28 Akbar Road, occupied by her family for some 30 years, was phenomenal.It invariably[8] won awards at all Delhi’s flower shows.


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  • Anugrah Abhinandan Granth samiti. 1947 Anugrah Abhinandan Granth. Bihar.
  • Anugrah Narayan cenetary year celebration Committee. 1987. Bihar Bibhuti : Vayakti Aur Kriti , Bihar.
  • Bimal Prasad (editor). 1980. A Revolutionary's Quest: Selected Writings of Jayaprakash Narayan. Oxford University Press, Delhi.